Ginichi Ohira sold protected sei whale meat to The Hump in Santa Monica, which closed its doors last year after prosecutors charged the owner and chef with sales of the protected mammal.
Toyota is recalling 106,000 first-generation Prius hybrid cars globally for faulty steering caused by a nut that may come loose. One minor accident suspected of being related to the problem has been reported in the U.S.
Sony Corp. plans to restore access to its PlayStation Network and Qriocity movie and music services in the U.S., Europe and Asia — with the exception of Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea — by the end of the week.
Ginichi Y. Ohira, 50, is charged with knowingly selling a marine mammal product for an unauthorized purpose in violation of the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act.
U.S. regulators say the San Onofre nuclear generating station near Camp Pendleton is at extremely low risk of a meltdown in an earthquake.
Abby Wambach scored and assisted on Amy Rodriguez’s goal in the first half to lead the United States to a 2-0 win against No. 4 Japan in an exhibition Saturday.
Japan’s consul general has expressed gratitude to a Los Angeles County Fire Department urban search and rescue team that rushed across the Pacific to help in the aftermath of the devastating quake and tsunami.
Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in history at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, Ukraine.
An ’80s Rockers For Japan benefit will be held Saturday, April 16, at Harper’s in Tarzana.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.
Officials conducted emergency drills at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Officials with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation say local airports and trade centers will begin feeling the fallout from last month’s devastating quake in coming weeks.
John Anderson has discovered just about everything during the 30 years he’s combed Washington state’s beaches — glass fishing floats, hockey gloves, bottled messages, even hundreds of mismatched pairs of Nike sneakers that washed up barnacled but otherwise unworn.
The California Department of Public Health said on its website that traces of radioactive Iodine-131 was found March 28 in San Luis Obispo County.
There will be more need for aid to Japan in the months and years to come, no doubt, but here are some upcoming opportunities close to home for you to lend a hand.